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Sindhu knocks out London gold winner out of China Masters (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 14 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu played the match of her life to knock London Olympics gold winner Li Xuerui out of the China Masters Superseries badminton event here ... Read more...

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Murray storms into US Open final


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray reached his second US Open final after a comeback victory against Tomas Berdych in a match played in gale-force winds.Severe gusts ... Read more...

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US Open: Djokovic to face Ferrer in semis


September 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Jokovic survived a three hour thriller to set-up a semi-final clash with David Ferrer in the men's singles of the US ... Read more...

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US Open: Radwanska ousted by Vinci


September 4th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Second seed Agnieszka Radwanska was ousted from the US Open tennis tournament after she lost 1-6, 4-6 to 20th seeded Italian Roberta Vinci in ... Read more...

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US Open: India’s Somdev makes a first-round exit


August 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman made a first round exit from the men's singles of the US Open tennis tournament, going down to Spaniard Ruben Ramirez ... Read more...

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Sathiyan-Priya bag table tennis mixed doubles crown


August 26th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) pair G. Sathiyan and Narasimha Priya won the mixed doubles crown at the 42nd All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Murray takes gold for Britain at Wimbledon


August 5th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray ended his unsuccessful history at Wimbledon by thrashing Switzerland's Roger Federer to win the men's singles Olympic tennis gold for Britain here ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Bryan twins win gold for US


August 5th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American pair Bob and Mike Bryan defeated French duo Michael Llodra and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a close-fought men's doubles Olympic tennis final here at the ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: World No.1 Wang Yihan too good for Saina (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Saina Nehwal's dream of an Olympic gold was shattered Friday when she lost to a superior Wang Yihan of China in the women's singles semifinals. The ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap first Indian male shuttler in quarterfinals (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap scripted history by becoming the first Indian male shuttler to enter the singles quarterfinals at Olympics, but fancied archer Deepika Kumari suffered an opening ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap enters quarters, creates history (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created history by becoming the first Indian male player to enter the singles quarter-finals at Olympics, defeating Sri Lankan Niluka Karunaratne in three ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna start Olympics campaign with win (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna started their Olympics campaign with a hard fought win against Max Mirnyi and Alexander Bury in the first round ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna start Olympics campaign with win (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna started their Olympics campaign with a win against Max Mirnyi and Alexander Bury in the first round of men's ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Vardhan loses in first round


July 30th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan's dream outing in the Olympic men's singles of tennis competitions was short-lived as he went down in straight sets to ... Read more...

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Olympics: India’s Somdev crashes out of tennis singles


July 30th, 2012 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's wildcard entrant Somdev Devvarman crashed out of Olympic tennis after he lost his first round match of the men's singles to Finland's Jarko Nieminen ... Read more...

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Murray reaches second round at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's No.1 Andy Murray secured a straight-sets win over Stanislav Wawrinka of Switzerland in the first round of Olympics tennis tournament here Sunday.Murray won ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Soumyajit bring hope on a gloomy day for India (India round-up)


July 29th, 2012 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Olympic first-timers Parupalli Kashyap and Soumyajit Ghosh brought cheers to the Indian camp on an otherwise dismal day as the country's other sportspersons stumbled at the ... Read more...

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Pranab won’t be rubber-stamp president (Comment)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pranab Mukherjee's relatively uneventful, to use a post-operative surgical term, journey to Rashtrapati Bhavan is one of the Congress' few success stories of late. What made it possible was the ... Read more...

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Paes-Vesnina in Wimbledon mixed doubles semis (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina beat unseeded Paul Hanley and Alla Kudryavtseva to stroll into the mixed doubles semifinals of the ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sania-Bhupathi lose, Paes-Stepanek surge ahead (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Indias's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi made an early exit from the mixed doubles event at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Saturday while their ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Sania knocked out of Wimbledon


June 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) All the drama surrounding the composition of the Indian tennis team for the London Olympics seemed to have weighed down Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza as ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie reach second round at Wimbledon


June 27th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands had it easy in the first round of the women's doubles of the Wimbledon as they notched ... Read more...

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Saina enters fourth final at Indonesia Open, Kashyap loses (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Two-time champion Saina Nehwal cruised to the women's singles final at the Indonesian Open Super Series Premier badminton event here Saturday defeating South Korea's Ji Hyun ... Read more...

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ITF Tennis: Vishnu pockets title


June 16th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan overcame top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, in the rain-interrupted final of the $10,000 Toyota ITF Men's Futures ... Read more...

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Saina in Indonesia Open final, Kashyap loses (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal marched into the final of the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event Saturday with a convincing victory over South Korean Ji Hyun ... Read more...

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Kashyap’s impressive run in Indonesia Open ends (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap's impressive run in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event ended with a loss to local favourite Simon Santoso in the semifinals here ... Read more...

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Chen stumbles into semis of ITF meet


June 14th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) survived a scare while overcoming un-seeded Ashwin Vijayragavan 7-6 (7), 6-3 in 102 minutes en route to the semi-finals of ... Read more...

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Top seed Chen bows out of ITF meet


June 7th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 7 (IANS) Eighth seeded Kittiphong Wachiramanowong from Thailand pulled off the biggest upset of the competition by knocking out top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) 6-2, 7-6(5) ... Read more...

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French Open: Ferrer sends out a warning to the favourites (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS) Sixth-seeded David Ferrer sent out a stern warning to the pre-tournament favourites by demolishing Russia's Mikhail Youzhny in straight sets here Saturday.The Spaniard steamrolled through to ... Read more...

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Myneni bags ITF title


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), June 2 (IANS) Saket Myneni, the 24-year-old from Hyderabad, won the title in the $10,000 Prem Sugars ITF Men's Future tennis tournament here Saturday defeating top seed Vijayant ... Read more...

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Paes-Peya knocked out of French Open


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS) India's nightmare at the French Open continued with Leander Paes and his Austrian partner Alexander Peya being dumped out of the men's doubles second round ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna shocked in French Open first round


May 31st, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Indian tennis players' disappointing run in the French Open continued as sixth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna lost in the men's doubles first round ... Read more...

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Azarenka eases into 3rd round at French Open


May 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Top seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus put on an inspiring performance to reach the third round of the French Open with a 6-1, 6-1 win over ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team lose 0-3 to US


April 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Pakuranga (Auckland), April 18 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team went down 0-3 to the US in their first match of the second leg of the Four-Nation Tournament at the ... Read more...

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Kerber beats Wozniacki to lift WTA Copenhagen title


April 16th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 16 (IANS) Former World No.1, Caroline Wozniacki saw her winning streak at the Danish Open come to an end as Angelique Kerber of Germany downed the Dane 6-4, ... Read more...

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